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Stewart Island

noun
1.
one of the islands of New Zealand, S of South Island. 670 sq. mi. (1735 sq. km).
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  • Once she saw him carry a large box of groceries to Stewart Island.

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  • It was dark by the time she pulled up on the beach at Stewart Island.

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  • It is also common at Stewart Island, in the neighbourhood of cultivation.

  • There are other islands besides the two principal ones named (adding Stewart Island), but they are too small to require mention.

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  • This species is very common and generally distributed throughout the country, and has occurred as far south as Stewart Island.

  • Often she had gazed speculatively at the fine home they had built upon Stewart Island, wondering why the two were so aloof.

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  • She had covered little more than half the distance to Stewart Island, when abruptly, she ceased rowing.

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  • A few minutes later they reached the sheltered side of Stewart Island and a flash of lightning disclosed the curving shore line.

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  • Frequently, his dark, piercing eyes roved in the direction of Stewart Island.

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  • Jack listened attentively as she told him all that had befallen the previous night at Stewart Island.

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British Dictionary definitions for Stewart Island

Stewart Island

noun
1.
the third largest island of New Zealand, in the SW Pacific off the S tip of South Island. Pop: 387 (2001). Area: 1735 sq km (670 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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